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CITY DELAYS PERMIT DECISION
November 23, 1994
The city will wait three weeks before deciding whether an advocacy center for mentally ill clients should shut down. Project Acceptance, a 24-hour drop-in center and transitional housing program at 407 Maine, first must answer questions about its operations in the wake of neighbors’ complaints, said Gerald Cooley, city attorney.
HAZEL A. MALINE
November 23, 1994
Mass of Christian Burial for Hazel A. Maline, 64, Oskaloosa, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Valley Falls with the Revs. Daniel McCarthy and Tom Cawley officiating. The service will be signed for the hearing impaired. Burial will be in the Ozawkie Cemetery. Mrs. Maline died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 1994, at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
THIRD AIDE IN DA OFFICE NOW IN RACE
November 23, 1994
The pool of candidates interested in replacing Jerry Wells as Douglas County district attorney increased to six this morning. Mark A. Knight, an assistant in Wells’ office, said he was launching an active campaign for the position.
LAWRENCE WOMAN FILLS JOBS IN GRAVES ADMINISTRATION
November 23, 1994
A Lawrence woman is helping Gov.-elect Bill Graves’ fill hundreds of state jobs that will open up when he takes over in January.
GOP SWITCH IN CONGRESS TO AFFECT STATE DEBATE
November 23, 1994
Lawrence’s state senator predicts health care reform in the Legislature will focus on insurance changes and getting more people covered.
NALBANDIAN TABBED FOR KOCH TASK FORCE
November 23, 1994
A Lawrence city commissioner will serve on the Koch Crime Commission’s task force on community values.
CITY HIRES DOWNTOWN CONSULTANT
November 23, 1994
A consultant will earn $50,000 to study possibilities for redeveloping downtown, but Lawrence city commissioners could stop payment at a moment’s notice. Gould Evans Associates, a Lawrence firm coordinating a team of redevelopment experts, will take on a dozen tasks toward helping bring new businesses to the city’s central business district.
SLT ROUTE CHANGE PREDICTED
November 23, 1994
The eastern leg of the South Lawrence Trafficway is likely to move to 35th Street, a county official says.
PLUMA FRANCES BROVONT
November 23, 1994
Services for Pluma Frances Brovont, 89, Centropolis, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Eight-Mile Old German Baptist Brethren Church, West of Centropolis with Elder Alva Riffey and Elder Raymond Kinsley officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, west of Centropolis. Mrs. Brovont died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 1994, at her home.
CITY AIMS FOR FIRE SAFETY IN KU HOUSES
November 23, 1994
HOOPS STARTING LINE-UP
November 23, 1994
Roy Williams used the same starting lineup in Kansas’ two exhibition basketball games. But that doesn’t mean Sean Pearson, Raef LaFrentz, Greg Ostertag, Jacque Vaughn and Jerod Haase will be the five introduced before Saturday’s season-opener against the University of San Diego. Tipoff is 7:05 p.m. at Allen Fieldhouse.
NEW LEGISLATORS WATCH SPEAKER RACE
November 23, 1994
The race for Kansas House speaker has more implications on social issues, such as abortion, than on budgetary matters, say the area’s newly elected Republican legislators.
HASKELL
November 23, 1994
Ray Ellenwood taught Haskell’s young basketball team one lesson Tuesday night — how to win. The Indians defeated Emporia State’s junior varsity, 66-64, Tuesday night at Coffin Complex.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
November 23, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * A 21-year-old Lawrence resident reported to police that someone stole her 1982 Toyota Supra between 1:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday from outside her residence in the 3900 block of Overland Drive. The woman told police she believed her car keys were taken from a kitchen counter during a party she had at her home Saturday night.
FAMILY FINDS MUCH TO BE THANKFUL FOR
November 23, 1994
With a little help a family facing hardship finds the ability to share with others.
FIRE CALLS
November 23, 1994
Lawrence firefighters: * Investigated a false alarm at 7:37 a.m. Tuesday at Bailey Hall.
KU GUARD JONES ON SECOND TEAM
November 23, 1994
Kansas senior offensive guard John Jones, a 6-foot-1, 300-pounder from Los Angeles, has been named a second-team All-American by the Football News. The All-America teams, picked by the publication’s editorial staff, appear in the magazine’s Dec. 3 issue. Jones was selected to the all-Big Eight second team on Monday.
REMARKS SPARK REVIEW OF KUMC PROGRAM
November 23, 1994
KU medical students repudiated a professor’s comments that sales of exams have caused a drop in attendance.
TECHNOLOGY CHANGES TEACHING AIDS
November 23, 1994
Lawrence schools are using more classroom computers and audio-visual equipment as they prepare students for an information-geared society.
S AUCTION RAISES $87,600
November 23, 1994
Sunday night’s annual St. John School Benefit Auction raised $87,600 for the school, Karen Collins, auction chair, said today. “It was great and I think everybody had a lot of fun,” Collins said.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
November 23, 1994
Condition reports * A Kansas City, Mo., man who was injured Monday in a one-vehicle accident at Naismith and Sunnyside remained in fair condition this morning at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Lonn Beaudry, 41, was northbound on Naismith when his vehicle ran onto the sidewalk and struck a sign post.